Friday, May 3, 2013

Hezbollah hints Lebanese militia is ready to back President Assad in Syrian war as conflict threatens to spread

The leader of Hezbollah has hinted he is ready support the Assad regime in the Syrian war.

Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the powerful Lebanese Shiite militia, warned on Tuesday during a rare interview that Syria had 'real friends' who would not allow it 'to fall into the hands' of America, Israel and even Islamic extremists.

His comments came after U.S. President Barack Obama that he was ready to up the game in Syria, following reports of chemical weapons allegedly used by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad fighters.